Molecular Spectroscopy: Modern Research V3 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125806435, 9780323149327

Molecular Spectroscopy: Modern Research V3

1st Edition

Editors: K.N. Rao
eBook ISBN: 9780323149327
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1985
Page Count: 466
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Molecular Spectroscopy: Modern Research, Volume III is a collection of papers presented at the 40th Annual Molecular Spectroscopy Symposium, held at the Ohio State University. The contributors of this seven-chapter text cover the significant advances in molecular spectroscopic research and their application in chemistry. Chapters 1 and 2 discuss first the higher-order vibration-rotation interactions in molecules and then present formulas and an insight into the direction being taken in theoretical pursuits. Chapter 3 provides an extensive compilation of published intensity and collision broadening parameters derived from infrared spectra. This chapter also contains a detailed discussion using consistent notation of some of the methods commonly applied to extract such information from laboratory spectra. Chapter 4 examines a variety of laser systems and their application in investigations involving triatomic free radicals and ions, while chapter 5 considers the developments in the microwave spectroscopic studies on nonpolar molecules when their symmetry is reduced by isotopic substitution. Chapter 6 emphasizes the quasi-linear molecular problem to develop an appreciation of the symptoms of quasi-linearity and theoretical treatments thereof. This chapter also examines the increasing role of highly resolved spectra in the interpretation of various large-amplitude motions in molecules. Lastly, Chapter 7 describes the electric multipolar moments of hydrogen and its isotopes. Spectroscopists, chemists, and researchers will find this work invaluable.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors


Chapter 1. Higher-Order Effects in the Vibration-Rotation Spectra of Semirigid Molecules

I. Introduction

II. Vibration-Rotation Hamiltonian

III. Expansion and Transformation of the Vibration-Rotation Hamiltonian

IV. Particular Types of Vibration-Rotation Interaction

V. Vibration-Rotation Dependence of Nuclear Quadrupole Coupling Parameters

VI. The Effective Dipole Moment Operator


Chapter 2. Vibration-Rotation Dipole Moment Operator for Asymmetric Rotors

I. Introduction

II. The Vibration-Rotation Hamiltonian

III. Transformed Dipole Moment Operator

IV. Vibrational Matrix Elements of the Transformed Dipole Moment Operator

V. Application of XY2 Nonlinear Molecules

VI. Conclusions

Appendix. Notation


Chapter 3. Intensities and Collision Broadening Parameters from Infrared Spectra

I. Introduction

II. Intensities

III. Collision Broadening

IV. Extracting Intensity and Broadening Information from Experimental Spectra

V. Explanation of Tables and Bibliography



Chapter 4. Spectroscopic Parameters for Triatomic Free Radicals and Ions

I. Introduction

II. Experimental Methods for the Study of Free Radicals and Ions

III. Tables of Molecular Parameters


Chapter 5. Microwave Spectroscopy of Isotope-Substituted Nonpolar Molecules

I. Introduction

II. Microwave Spectroscopy and Molecular Structure of Nonpolar Molecules

III. Discussion


Chapter 6. The Spectra, Structure, and Dynamics of Quasi-Linear Molecules with Four or More Atoms

I. The Quasi-Linear Problem

II. Four-Atomic Chain Molecules HXYZ

III. Theory

IV. Five-Atomic Molecules

V. Quasi-Symmetric Top Molecules

VI. Further Prospects


Chapter 7. Multipole Moments of Hydrogen and its Isotopes

I. Introduction

II. Permanent Moments

III. Induced Moments





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